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Greece expects new talks in Brussels to sort out final details on long-elusive bailout deal

  • Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, is welcomed by Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis, during his visit at the Finance Ministry in Athens Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Greece is out of cash to repay debts due as soon as next week. The country and its creditors — other eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund — have been locked in negotiations for months on what reforms the southern European country needs to take to get the final batch of loans from its international bailout. (Costas Baltas/InTime News via AP) GREECE OUT

    Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, is welcomed by Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis, during his visit at the Finance Ministry in Athens Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Greece is out of cash to repay debts due as soon as next week. The country and its creditors — other eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund — have been locked in negotiations for months on what reforms the southern European country needs to take to get the final batch of loans from its international bailout. (Costas Baltas/InTime News via AP) GREECE OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Residents enjoy a morning walk at the port of Kalamata, southwestern Greece on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Greece is out of cash to repay debts due as soon as next week. The country and its creditors — other eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund — have been locked in negotiations for months on what reforms the southern European country needs to take to get the final batch of loans from its international bailout. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    Residents enjoy a morning walk at the port of Kalamata, southwestern Greece on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Greece is out of cash to repay debts due as soon as next week. The country and its creditors — other eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund — have been locked in negotiations for months on what reforms the southern European country needs to take to get the final batch of loans from its international bailout. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)  (The Associated Press)

  • A man with his bicycle passes a beach bar decorated with 2,000 straw hats in the southwestern Greek town of Kalamata on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Greece is out of cash to repay debts due as soon as next week. The country and its creditors — other eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund — have been locked in negotiations for months on what reforms the southern European country needs to take to get the final batch of loans from its international bailout. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    A man with his bicycle passes a beach bar decorated with 2,000 straw hats in the southwestern Greek town of Kalamata on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Greece is out of cash to repay debts due as soon as next week. The country and its creditors — other eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund — have been locked in negotiations for months on what reforms the southern European country needs to take to get the final batch of loans from its international bailout. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)  (The Associated Press)

A Greek government official expects talks with creditors in Brussels on Wednesday to "sort out the last pending issues for the agreement" on more aid.

Speaking on customary condition of anonymity, he said the meeting was delayed because the Greek negotiators' plane was diverted to Dusseldorf, Germany, due to air traffic control problems at Brussels airport.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is meeting cabinet officials ahead of the talks in Brussels, with time running out for a deal that will prevent the country from missing a debt repayment next week.

Greece's radical left-led government insists it can soon achieve a reform-for-cash deal that has proved elusive since its election in late January. That will allow Greece to pay some 300 billion euros to the International Monetary Fund on June 5.